Temporary Accounts Assistant

Temporary Accounts Assistant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Temporary Accounts Assistant to join our team.


  • Purchase ledger – processing purchase invoices, statement reconciliations, query resolution, payment runs;
  • Sales ledger – raising invoices, producing debtor statements, cash allocation, queries, chasing outstanding payments;
  • Working closely with individuals across the business at all levels;
  • Managing the full sales invoice process;
  • General ad-hoc accounts/office admin duties when required;
  • Invoicing;
  • More Senior Accounts Assistants will maintain the Nominal Ledger;
  • Reconciliation of income processed by a third party on the charity‚Äôs behalf;
  • Account management;
  • Recording of petty cash transactions;
  • Quarterly VAT returns;
  • Posting credit card payments;
  • Maintenance of the cash book and the petty cash account;
  • Accounts Administration;
  • Assist in posting invoices and expenses claims on the finance system.


  • Experience of working in a high-volume environment;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Sage experience is essential;
  • Be able to prioritise workload to meet deadlines;
  • Team Player;
  • Previous all round accounts experience is essential;
  • Strong IT skills, in particular Excel.